Participant Info

First Name
Yuen Yung Sherry
Last Name
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Website URL
Vaccines, the female body, racial history of health
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Personal Info

About Me

Sherry Chan Yuen-Yung is a sociologist, author, and journalist working across disciplines to think critically about science, medicine, culture, and religion. She currently leads the international desk at The Initium (端傳媒), an award-winning, independent media platform based in Asia. As a sociologist, she is interested in the interplay between culture, society, and technology – particularly in health and medicine.

Recent Publications

The heathen, the plague, and the model minority: Perpetual self-assessment of Asian Americans as a panoptic mechanism

Media Coverage
Country Focus
Expertise by Geography
Asia, China, East Asia, England, United States, Western Europe
Expertise by Chronology
17th century, 18th century, 19th century, Early Modern, Modern, 20th century, 21st century
Expertise by Topic
Gender, Medicine, Migration & Immigration, Politics, Public History, Race, Religion, Urban History